Nov 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
economy wi green jobs and mitt romney says defense spending this same principle but on different programs because the priorities are different part of the government gets involved and spend money bet it will crea jobs. but when you take the money from other uses, from taxpayers comment and it redistributes john: it may be a good thing to pay for defense it matters how would is spent? >> judge by the outcome. when someone says they create 1 million jobs that means his program is very expensive. they could have been doing something else it is suspect when they judge a program based on jobs created. john: moving on i was struck that if we need regulation you cannot start a bank in yorkaj. what is wrong? >> hewlett-packard's did start them major company and so did steve was the act. he is right you cannot start a bank because of regulation maybe we should question not begrudge but the regulation. >> to take a more serious example wal-mart has difficulty starting a bank with the various regulations as they are facing. i would love to see the creativity wal-mart could bring to banking.
Oct 27, 2012 1:00am EDT
that we wanted to as a society. do we want to spend money on defense, educate kids, have cops and firefighters, decent roads. john: does local government responsibility. >> sometimes the federal governnt gets into that's. john: he is keeping anembassy with 15,000 americans. he wants to spend more on defense, not as much as romney, but more. he wants to spend on everything. >> i'm not going to disagree in fight you on every one of these issues because there are some things that i wish we would cut. i would rather get out of afghanistan quicker than we are. there are things. the answer is not i don't think for any reasonable person to defend all spenng programs at all times. what we have in our politics really in the end is a fight over priorities, isn't it? john: one last reason why i don't trust your favorite can't it. >> the war on drugs has been the other failure, and that think that we need to rethink it. decriminalize are marijuana laws >> what am not going to b doing is using just the resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue. john: and he absolutely has. he has
Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
out. >> they were using it defense against vampires. vampire movies are big now. >> jon: do voters really care who the hollywood elite support for president? >> hollywood stars and the candidates they support. when it comes to celebrity endorsements, do they really matter? that is next on news watch. >> you know, i got it. when i go to polls in california it will be on points. it's going to be red, white and blue for you know who. >> jon: singer katie perry jumping on the obama bandwagon. we have talked about endorsements affect campaigns but celebrities. >> america loves celebrities. people magazine and access hollywood but are they important in a campaign and how do they influence voters? most people will not admit i voted for the president because barbra streisand told me so, celebrity money and can help bring people in the tent and help validate voter's choice. >> do they matter? we watch their movies. we listen to their music. we take their advice and buy their products. do celebrities influence voters? >> voters don't want to think hollywood slibs are telling them how to vote